Nurmagomedov's opponent and location for return fight revealed
Russia’s UFC Reigning Lightweight Champion Khabib Nurmagomedov will fight against UFC Interim Champion Dustin Poirier of the United States on September 7 in Abu Dhabi, the father and coach of the Russian fighter, Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, said.
"The opponent is Dustin Poirier, the fight has been scheduled for September 7, the United Arab Emirates," TASS cited him as saying.
Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov added that Poirier has deserved this fight based on athletic principles and they "should not underestimate the accomplishments of our opponent."
The UFC press service reported on Monday that the UFC-242 tournament would be held on September 7 in Abu Dhabi.